The International Scientific Advisory Council was established at NUST MISiS in 2013. The project was launched within the framework of strategic initiatives of the Program to Increase the Competitiveness of National University of Science and Technology “MISiS” among World-Leading Scientific Educational Centers.

The International Scientific Advisory Council (further Council) is a continually functioning, consultative, and collegial body established for the purpose of bringing together the best international experience and expertise, of insuring thorough scientific analysis, and of preparing proposals for the NUST «MISIS» administration to make informed decisions on major questions of strategic development of NUST «MISIS», research, innovation, and learning.

The Council is comprised of prominent international experts.

The Council performs the following basic functions:

– reviews the strategic development of NUST «MISIS» and provides recommendations for supplement, change, and implementation within the framework of the Program to Increase the Competitiveness of National University of Science and Technology “MISiS” among World-Leading Scientific Educational Centers;

– evaluates the attainment of target indicators for the strategic development of NUST «MISIS» and the Program to Increase the Competitiveness of National University of Science and Technology “MISiS” among World-Leading Scientific Educational Centers, and provides recommendations for their achievement;

– reviews questions of formulating and implementing policies on research and innovation and also learning, as well as policies regarding the development of the infrastructure of NUST «MISIS»;

– analyzes pertinent aspects of international education at NUST «MISIS» and makes recommendations for development and enhancement;

– provides recommendations on questions concerning the purchase of high-tech equipment within the context of modernizing existing and establishing new fields of scientific and learning activity at NUST «MISIS».

English is the working language of meetings.  Materials, proposed decisions, and other Council documents are presented in English or simultaneously in two languages (Russian and English).